Kolo Touré named new Wigan boss
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Kolo Touré named new Wigan boss

Wigan Athletic have named Kolo Touré as their new manager. The former Arsenal, Manchester City, and Liverpool defender previously worked under Brenden Rodgers at Leicester City. Prior to coaching at Leicester, Touré was also a technical assistant at Celtic as well. The move makes Touré the first ever African international to ever manage a senior […]

Kolo Touré named new Wigan boss

Wigan Athletic have named Kolo Touré as their new manager. The former Arsenal, Manchester City, and Liverpool defender previously worked under Brenden Rodgers at Leicester City. Prior to coaching at Leicester, Touré was also a technical assistant at Celtic as well. The move makes Touré the first ever African international to ever manage a senior […]

'Sunderland 'Til I Die' returning for new and final season

Hit documentary series Sunderland 'Til I Die will return for a new season. The show follows players and coaches of Sunderland A.F.C., as well as their fans. The club, once a mainstay in the Premier League, works to get back into the top flight. Leo Pearlman, a partner in production company Fulwell 73, explained the […]

West Brom sacks Steve Bruce in relegation zone

On Monday, West Bromwich Albion relieved manager Steve Bruce of his duties. The club played to a scoreless draw at home against Luton Town on Saturday. Currently, West Brom is in the relegation zone of the 2022/23 English Championship. After 13 games played in the league, the Baggies have just one win to go along […]

English Football

/ 80 days ago

Soccer in the UK to resume on Tuesday, EPL returns Friday

Soccer across the UK resumes early next week across all competitions. Earlier this week, soccer leagues in the country suspended matches due to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday. Games remain postponed on Monday, including Monday's Leeds game against Nottingham Forest. However, scheduled matches return to action the following day. This does not […]

What The Queen's death means for English soccer

On Thursday afternoon, Queen Elizabeth II passed. She was 96. The longest serving Royal Monarch is a staple of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and all the domains in the Commonwealth. She took over as The Queen in February 1952, holding that position for 70 years. Her impact reached the sports world, too. In fact, […]

Goal-line technology company apologizes for Huddersfield mishap

Goal-line technology company Hawk-Eye apologized to the English Football League and Huddersfield Town. Controversy reigned across the leagues in England this past weekend, and that dipped down into the Championship. The Huddersfield Town game against Blackpool was a cagey affair. In the end, Blackpool returned home as winners, 1-0. However, Huddersfield has a bone to […]

Blackburn Rovers

/ 103 days ago

Ben Brereton Díaz rumors signal ambitious signings from Nice

There has been lively activity in the French Ligue 1 side OGC Nice, with Ben Brereton Díaz among the possible names to join the club. The change this summer is both good and bad. Manager Christophe Galtier departed after guiding the club to the Europa Conference League qualifiers. In his stead, Lucien Favre takes over […]

ESPN

/ 112 days ago

ESPN renews English Football League rights deal

ESPN has crossed the finish line and renewed its deal with the English Football League to continue broadcasting the Championship, League One, League Two and League Cup for two more seasons to viewers in the United States. As first reported in July by World Soccer Talk, our sources revealed that ESPN had been close to […]

Sarr both Watford's hero and villain in West Brom draw

London (AFP) – Watford's Ismaila Sarr scored from 60 yards in an early contender for goal of the season before seeing his penalty saved in a 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion in English football's second-tier Championship on Monday. The 24-year-old Senegal forward opened the scoring for the visitors in the 12th minute with a […]
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Burnley

/ 118 days ago

Vincent Kompany brings a fresh change to the tactics at Burnley

After suffering relegation a season ago, Vincent Kompany arrives at Turf Moor to take Burnley back to the Premier League. However, as is so often the case, that race to the top flight for the 24 teams in the Championship is the most brutal challenge in the English pyramid. The reward is the most prosperous […]

Coventry City

/ 121 days ago

Gyokeres rescues a point for Coventry in Championship

London (AFP) – Viktor Gyokeres equalised six minutes from time as Coventry denied Sunderland a win in a 1-1 Championship draw on Sunday. Sunderland, making their return to English football's second-tier after a four-year absence, were heading for victory thanks to Jack Clarke's 12th-minute header at their Stadium of Light ground. But, after Coventry spent […]
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